November 14 is World Diabetes Day
At the BBDC, we believe we can improve outcomes for people with diabetes by supporting and empowering pharmacists through networks, education, research and knowledge translation.
Did You Know?
There are 41,661 pharmacists in Canada and over 10,463 community pharmacies. In fact, people with diabetes will see a pharmacist more often than any other health care provider.
We have members of the Diabetes Pharmacists Network from all across Canada
Our most recent practice tool on SGLT2 Inhibitors has reached 3711 downloads and counting
Our Banting & Best Diabetes Centre Guidebook for Pharmacists on Diabetes Management is used by all health care providers, is available in English and French and has been referenced by the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care
The 2nd edition of our Guidebook is in development and will include all the latest information on diabetes management
We are actively researching the barriers and facilitators to routine monitoring and follow-up by community pharmacists for people with diabetes. We are working with pharmacist champions to test strategies in community pharmacy to improve these outcomes
If you are a pharmacist, sign up to become a member of the Diabetes Pharmacists Network to gain exclusive access to all of our online learning resources and events.
All healthcare providers can join our mailing list to receive our newsletter and stay up to date on all the ways we are working to improve outcomes for people with diabetes.